By phd | February 7, 2009
Commonly known as Abertay University, University of Abertay Dundee is a modern but highly ranked Scottish university. With modern subjects to traditional degrees, University offers a strong focus on pure and applied research that makes it among the world’s top schools for research focused degrees. With superb research and educational facilities this university provides an opportunity for any student interested in furthering their education.
Doctorate Degree Programs - Subjects and Admissions:
The University of Abertay Dundee offers Doctorate Degree Programs in a variety of subjects, including Accounting, Finance, Clinical Psychology, Computing, Counseling, Engineering, Business, Marketing, and Social Sciences. The entry requirement for a PhD degree program is normally a first class honours degree or for some subjects Masters degree in related field. The University considers diversity one of its core values, and international students are more than welcome to apply for the doctorate degree programs or any of the University’s other educational opportunities. To apply, students need a complete admission form with copies of transcripts, personal statement, project proposal (will be included in application) and professional references.
If English is not your first language, you must demonstrate English proficiency with a test score IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL 223. However, University will consider other evidence of English language proficiency.
Doctorate Degree Programs - Duration and Process:
These programs are all research based and focus on both small group and individual research. As with most Doctorate Degree Programs, students can expect to design, refine, and carry out research that is both relevant to their field and to the culture at large, then to defend their research before an audience of experts on the topic. The exact courses and parameters vary with the program, but all take a minimum of three full time years and require that the student be a resident of the United Kingdom.
Doctorate Degree Programs - Financial Assistance:
Some of the PhD degree programs automatically offer a full financial support for three years of duration. However these opportunities are rare and most programs will be self-funded. University mainly provides guidance for bursaries and loans from local bodies (Scottish, UK or Irish) or from their own departments. Although as indicated on their website you must obtain a place on a course before requesting any financial support. Therefore submit your application as early as possible.